Yet another OpenID provider is going under. On Sept. 30 when Six Apart officially shuts down VOX, a blogging site and an OpenID provider. I…View More Re: OpenID provider imploding, chaos coming?
LoA stands for Level of Assurance. Most popular reference to this idea may be OMB M04-04 and NIST SP800-63. Essentially, it classifies the identities into…View More Is expressing Levels enough for LoA2+?
Japanese government went live with OpenID Artifact Binding (AB) draft07. It uses usual OpenID 2.0 to connect to major OpenID providers and uses AB to…View More Japanese government went live with OpenID/AB
Today, we had the 7th Identity Conference (aka IdCon #7) at Yahoo! Japan. It started at 7pm Japan Time. Detail of the conference is here.…View More Identify Conference #7
Saw Gina Tripani’s followup post to Chriss Messina’s comments on This Week in Google. http://smarterware.org/6286/how-to-set-up-openid-on-your-own-domain/ It is very good to hear that people turns out…View More How to Set Up OpenID on Your Own Domain with fallback proivder
According to their news release, the second largest telco in Japan, KDDI, has started supporting OpenID and payment service using the identifier obtained through OpenID…View More KDDI started supporting OpenID
“OpenID TechNight vol.6”, a technical seminar hosted by OpenID Foundation Japan (OIDF-J) took place on May 28, 2010 at NRI. Here is the summary: Introduction…View More OpenID TechNight #6
The largest mobile operator in Japan, NTT docomo, which covers approximately 50% of Japanese population, started offering OpenID authentication on March 9, 2010. Every docomo user…View More NTT docomo now an OpenID Provider
Abstract This article describes the concept of (abstract) Contract Exchange, and then discusses the OpenID Binding and Use of the Contracts as Access Tokens. At…View More Essence of Contract Exchange
So I was designing OpenID Authn Artifact Binding based on OAuth. OAuth pushes request token (RT) to the Service Provider (saml:responder, openid:op). Then, I looked…View More To Push or Not to Push: that is the question